• Massive Attack Set For Dublin Return

    Massive Attack are coming back to Dublin. The Bristol trip-hop legends will play an outdoor show at Royal Hospital Kilmainham on August 28th. It marks the band’s first show in the city since 2019, when they performed as part of their Mezzannine XX1 tour. Tickets for this summer’s show cost €59.50 and go on sale this Friday, 18th at 10am.

  • Massive Attack @ 3Arena, Dublin

    When Massive Attack announced their current Mezzanine XXI tour last October, no one could have reasonably expected a safe or linear presentation of the band’s seminal – and arguably career-cresting – 1998 album. With founding member Robert Del Naja aka 3D promising a “one-off piece of work; our own personalised nostalgia nightmare head trip”, at Dublin’s 3Arena tonight, the Bristol luminaries deliver on that pledge and then some. Unless you’ve been keeping a close eye on recent setlists, the big curveball of tonight’s set isn’t the top-drawer guest vocalists (in this case, Horace Andy and the ever extraordinary Elizabeth Frazer).…

  • Massive Attack Set For Mezzanine XXI 2019 Show in Dublin

    Bristol trip-hop legends Massive Attack will stop off in Dublin next as part of a tour celebrating their seminal 1998 album, Mezzanine. Promising a “totally new audio/visual production” the show at Dublin’s 3Arena on Sunday, February 24 will also feature Elizabeth Fraser, the Cocteau Twins singer who lent her vocals to the album’s second single ‘Teardrop’. The show will re-imagine Mezzanine via “custom audio reconstructed from the original samples and influences”, and is described by Robert Del Naja AKA 3D as “a one off piece of work; our own personalised nostalgia nightmare head trip”. Tickets are priced €49.50 and go on sale…

  • In Photos: Longitude 2014

    Boasting a nicely varied line-up of massive, up-and-coming and homegrown talent, Longitude festival returned to Dublin’s Marlay Park at the weekend for its second outing. Our photographer Rory Coomey captured everyone from Afghan Whigs, HAIM and Conor Oberst to CHVRCHES, Massive Attack, Le Galaxie and more in action.

  • Thirty-five new acts announced for Longitude

    With an already impressive line-up on the cards, thirty-five more acts have been announced to play the second outing for Longitude festival in Dublin’s Marlay Park this Summer. Amongst the new acts unveiled earlier today are Greg Dulli’s rejuvenated The Afghan Whigs (pictured), Nebraskan singer-songwriter Conor Oberst and Irish folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor. Check out the full list of new additions as well as the current poster for Longitude 2014 – taking place from Friday, July 18 to Sunday, July 20 – below. The Afghan Whigs Bipolar Sunshine Broods Circa Waves Conor Oberst Dawes Elliphant Hudson Taylor Joey Badass Josh Record Kyla La Grange…